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Panel to Rehear Conflict Minerals Case

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Public Companies and Securities The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has granted the petition for a panel rehearing (as opposed to an en banc rehearing) in the conflict minerals case.  The court asked the parties to file briefs which address the following questions: What effect, if any, does this court’s ruling in American Meat […] Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2014

No-Action Relief for Social Impact Financing Finder

Broker-Dealer, Private Equity The SEC issued a no-action letter on November 13, 2014 to Social Finance, Inc., indicating that it would not recommend enforcement action against Social Finance for its conduct as... Read more →

by   |   November 17, 2014

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CFPB Finds Violation of Loan Originator Compensation Rule

Banking, Consumer Protection, Employment, Litigation The CFPB and Franklin Loan Corporation have asked a federal court to approve a consent order regarding alleged violations by Franklin Loan of the loan originator compensation... Read more →

by   |   November 15, 2014

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Revealing Whistleblower’s Identity is Retaliation

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that revealing a whistleblower’s identity is prohibited retaliation under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in... Read more →

by   |   November 14, 2014